Sr. Information Security Risk Specialist

  • Competetive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Contract, Full time
  • Open Systems Technologies
  • 31 Oct 17 2017-10-31

Our client is a major North American bank offering a full range of consumer and business services.  They are currently looking to add a Sr. Information Security Risk Specialist with banking experience to the team. This role will be based in Jersey City.


  • Determine the scope of security required for a new large-scale project within the Commercial and Retail Banking verticals
  • Conduct the project risk assessment on internal and external systems
  • Measure risk, identity control gaps, and provide workable and timely solutions within project timeline.
  • Recommend security improvements within the existing and anticipated business frameworks


  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, MIS or related discipline
  • Experienced (at least 6 years) in best practices across all InfoSec disciplines, including:
    • Risk management
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Cryptography
    • Security architecture
    • Network security
    • Compliance
  • Strong technical writing skills and a proven history of ethical practice
  • Practical experience with common technologies like server infrastructure, Oss, network & web infrastructures, and security design 
  • This project will radically transform those businesses so financial experience is desired.
  • IT Risk Management/Audit industry certification (CISSP,CRISC, etc.) is preferred